Jason Pominville beats Corey Crawford with the bank shot

It was goaltending-optional hockey in Minnesota on Friday night.

If you like quality goaltending, the first 30 minutes of Game 4 in Minnesota were probably a good game for you to avoid.

After Ilya Bryzgalov served up a soft one to Patrick Sharp late in the first period, Chicago's Corey Crawford decided to return the favor in the second period when he allowed Jason Pominville to score his second goal of the postseason, this time off of a crazy bank shot from behind the net.

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That's a tough one, and it put Minnesota back on top, 2-1. To make matters worse for Chicago, Crawford gave up another tough goal to Nino Neiderreiter later in the period after Chicago had re-tied the game, completely whiffing on a shot off the rush.

The two goalies combined to stop just 16 of the first 21 shots they faced, and they didn't look particularly good doing it.

[GIF via @MyRegularFace]

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